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Grilled Chicken with Creamy Basil and Zucchini


Notes

This recipe was courtesy of Alouette.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Alouette Le Bon Dip in Basil, Zucchini and Parmesan
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 lemon, for fresh juice
  • 2 minced garlic cloves
  • 1/2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 skinless and boneless chicken breast, halves
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste

Directions

Combine 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, olive oil, 1 minced garlic clove, and 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves in a large plastic bag, and let marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.

Remove chicken from bag, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and grill on medium-high heat 6 minutes on each side or until done.

While chicken is grilling, slice cucumber. In a medium-sized bowl, combine cucumber, remaining lemon juice, and garlic with Alouette Le Bon Dip in Basil, Zucchini & Parmesan and mix well.

Plate grilled chicken, top with Creamy Basil & Zucchini sauce, and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Servings4

Calories Per Serving189

Folate equivalent (total)18µg4%


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER


Grilled Basil Chicken and Zucchini

Packed with vitamins, this 20-minute dish is both healthy and delicious.

lime, plus wedges for serving

cloves garlic, finely grated

small zucchini (about 1 1/4 lbs), halved lengthwise

chicken tenders (you can use regular breasts cut into thick strips if you want)

  1. Cook rice per package directions.
  2. Zest lime into a large bowl, then squeeze in 2 tablespoon juice. Add garlic, then stir in soy sauce, sugar, and chile.
  3. Brush zucchini with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Rub chicken tenders with 1 tablespoon oil and season with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Grill zucchini until just barely tender and chicken until just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side transfer to a cutting board.
  4. Cut zucchini and chicken into pieces and toss in sauce fold in basil. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

PER SERVING 315 CALORIES, 10.5 G FAT (1.5 G SATURATED), 28 G PROTEIN, 450 MG SODIUM, 28 G CARB, 2 G FIBER